Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization has released Map the Meal Gap 2015, which finds that food insecurity exists in every county and congressional district in the nation. According to the report, food security in Idaho has not been improved by a more robust economy.
Ken says he remembers the moment well. He was flabbergasted. He was upset. Even working full time at a local call center, the bills were piling up. A stroke of good luck had led to Ken’s wife getting an interview with a local daycare center. But that feeling of luck was short-lived. Ken and his Read More
Jessica and her sons traveled all the way from Illinois to take part in a mission trip in Boise. For the last two years, the Seals family has used its spring break to go to another part of the country and spend time volunteering for nonprofits. This year, they chose The Idaho Foodbank. Read More
A story that is all too common at the Foodbank. A young family doing everything right encounters something unexpected, but because of the support of our donors, the family perseveres and gets back on track. Donors do make a difference. Read More
March is National Nutrition Month! This video from The Idaho Statesman features tips from Lisa Mays, The Idaho Foodbank’s Nutrition Services Manager. Learn More about The Idaho Foodbank’s focus on nutrition with our Cooking Matters and school Backpack programs.
It’s the season of giving, and many of Ashton’s families were the grateful recipients today of the generosity of The Idaho Foodbank and its supporters. The Idaho Foodbank made a large delivery in Ashton on Thursday, December 18. Boxes containing a ham or turkey, milk products and fresh produce were available. Thanks you to: Rebecca Read More